This summer is still in full swing which means you and your family just might be heading somewhere soon to enjoy a vacation together! From figuring out what to pack, making sure you don’t forget to pack anything and coming up with an itinerary, you already have your hands, and mind, full with things to do in preparation for going away. Have you given any thought to home security measures though? Well, having something like a security camera system installed in your home could do wonders for you in terms of security.
Many Smart Home gadgets can aid with home security! Take a few minutes to check out these Smart Home devices and tips for keeping your home and belongings safe (And for keeping you worry-free!) while you’re having a blast on vacation. Go ahead, kick back, relax & put your feet up, you deserve it!
Lighting: Philips Hue is known for its awesome mood lighting capabilities but Philips Hue bulbs and the Philips Hue app are also extremely useful for remotely controlling your lighting scheme at home. A few days before you’re getting ready to head out of town create a ‘favorite schedule’ so you can pretend people are at home when they’re actually not, keeping the lights on and any potential intruders at bay.
Social Media Cautions: Be wary of proclaiming the fact that you and your family are away on vacation on Social Media, especially if your posts are being posted publicly and not privately. That means no live-tweeting!
Discontinue Services: Don’t forget to discontinue your daily newspaper delivery service for while you’re away. A pile of stacked up newspapers by a door front is a dead giveaway that no one is, or has been, home.
Remote Locking: Ensure that no one who isn’t authorized to enter your home can with the August Smart Lock! August Smart Lock allows you to send a virtual key giving a specific person access to your home. So no need to worry about any of your fur family not being able to be taken care of by your chosen pet sitter!
Considering having one of these Smart Home devices installed in your home?
Then give us a call at 1-888-617-6264 or send an email over to firstname.lastname@example.org!